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Gaetan J. Alfano of Philadelphia Appointed Member of Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board

Gaetan J. Alfano has been appointed a member of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

The appointment is effective April 1, 2024 for a term of five years.

Mr. Alfano is a partner of the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP in Philadelphia, PA and is a member of the Employment and Labor Practice Group.

He has tried hundreds of cases to verdict and has substantial trial and appellate experience. Throughout his more than forty years practicing law, he has represented clients in commercial and employment disputes, insurance insolvency, and receivership matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Alfano served as a Philadelphia assistant district attorney during which time he tried cases on a near-daily basis.

In addition, he has served as vice chair for the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, member of the Board of Law Examiners of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and senior hearing committee member for the Disciplinary Board. Mr. Alfano also served as chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 2016 and has held various positions with Philadelphia area non-profits.

He is a graduate of Villanova University and earned his law degree from Villanova School of Law.

The Disciplinary Board was created by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to review conduct and assure compliance by all attorneys to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. The Board assists the Supreme Court in the licensing and discipline of attorneys in Pennsylvania. Its mission is to protect the public, maintain a high standard of integrity in the legal profession, and safeguard the reputation of the courts of Pennsylvania.

Disciplinary Board members, which include ten lawyers and two non-lawyers from across the Commonwealth, meet regularly to decide cases, policies, and board administrative matters. All members of the Board serve as unpaid volunteers.

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